Marilisa Stigliano

Board of Advisors

Marilisa Stigliano serves as Operations Manager for the Buildings + Places business line for AECOM Northeast and Director of Project Controls for Metro New York. Since joining AECOM in 2014, Ms. Stigliano has focused on large, complex projects, including New York City’s Build It Back for which she has served as Business/Commercial Manager overseeing Project Controls (Cost and Schedule Control, Change and Risk Management, Reporting) and Contract Administration. She also manages the Deputy Project Manager Program, which she created in 2016 to train and mentor young project management professionals and integrate them into the business lines. 

Previously, Ms. Stigliano served as Global Project Controls Manager for a Capital Delivery Partnership with an international pharmaceutical provider and focused on design and construction integration and global delivery. She began her career at AECOM with the risk management team, conducting assessments for multibillion-dollar infrastructure projects, including the Purple line in Baltimore and the Riyadh Metro in Saudi Arabia, for which she was also responsible for key financial aspects.

Ms. Stigliano studied structural engineering at La Sapienza in Italy, where she was born and raised, and construction management in New York at Columbia University. She has served as the Co-Chair of the New York Building Congress’ Young Professionals Committee, which focuses on attracting young professionals to the architectural, engineering and construction industry, since it was founded in 2017.

In 2017, Ms. Stigliano was selected as one of ASCE’s New Faces of Engineering and represented AECOM at ASCE’s annual Outstanding Projects and Leaders Gala. In 2018, she was honored by Women Builders Council as one of the “Next Generation Women Builders” and by the Professional Women in Construction as one of its “Top 20 under 40 Women”; in 2019 she was honored by the New York Building Congress as one of the “Emerging leaders” of New York.